Yes, Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry is a lovely lady from lovely Glasgow with a lovely voice. So it's only natural to develop a crush. But please, save yourself some embarrassment ... And do not ask her to marry you via Twitter. That foolish mistake has already been made by many an overwhelmed fan and t ... More >>
Prepare for a blizzard of glitter and the heat of The Violet Flame. In just a few months, English dance-pop pioneers Erasure, otherwise known as Vince Clarke and Andy Bell, will be revealing their 16th studio album, a ten-track electro-pop opus recorded in New York and London, and produced by synth ... More >>
It took long enough, but Mogwai will finally be playing a gig in Miami. The post-rock band from Glasgow, Scotland, has been around for nearly 20 years, but as its first visit to our town proves, there are still many firsts for the quintet to experience. Speaking via phone from his home, guitarist ... More >>
No matter what you tell yourself, there is absolutely no way to catch every act that you want to see at Ultra Music Festival. Never mind the overlapping set times, just trying to traverse Bayfront Park is a daunting task once it's crammed with 100,000 ravers. Our advice: Find a stage (or two) with ... More >>
Inside the jam-packed arena, thousands held their breath and waited to learn the identity of the shadowy "Investor." In Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's twisting narrative, the mysterious character had been wreaking havoc for weeks with his nefarious behind-the-scenes plots. And now, millions watchi ... More >>
Psychedelic percussionist and transgenre, globally informed music enthusiast Ed Wilcox has lived in Florida, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Texas, Scotland, Norway, Iran, Baltimore, and the intergalactic cosmos of the mind. He has kept time for ensembles rooted in comfortably familiar North American id ... More >>
Searching for the Afterman? Well, take a break ... 'Cause everyone's favorite prog-rock supergeeks, Coheed and Cambria, have just announced a winter 2013 tour! And while we could all continue puzzling oh-so-intensely over the latest installment -- Afterman: Ascension -- in C&C's sprawlingly co ... More >>
House music is currently embroiled in a hot steamy love affair with its own past. Look no further than the lush slow-mo vintage grooves of Scotland's The Revenge, AKA Graeme Clark. As a master of the disco edit, Clark is keeping the old-school tradition of garage legends like Larry Levan alive. But ... More >>
Admittedly, we were nervous about Jacuzzi Boys' upcoming European tour. But we quickly changed our tone when Hardly Art assured us it'd be a land-based trek. Phew, what a relief. European tours can be a real bummer. Shitty guides recklessly leading you into dangerously shallow waters, shoddy sa ... More >>
Courtesy of gastroPodCollege students and those of us living on a budget have long known that art openings often provide an opportunity for gratis hors d'oeuvres and fancy drinks. Starving artists need to eat sometime, right?Art Basel week is an entirely different creature, of course, and it's on ... More >>
Indie pop darlings Belle and Sebastian haven't released an album since 2006. Die-hard fans were impressed with the Glasgow 7-piece's two-song contribution to the initial Juno soundtrack in early 2008, but still, we wanted more.Word started to spread in May of this year that the band was "working ... More >>
For any electronic dance music lover in the know, DJ/producer Claude VonStroke and his esteemed Dirtybird and Mothership labels have become synonymous with some of the most forward-thinking and fun-loving sounds coming out of the American EDM scene in the new millennium. A Detroit native wi ... More >>
Scottish punk rawkers 4 Past Midnight deliver the kind of old-school punk anthems that used to play in rotation in your brain throughout the late '80s and early '90s. The first song on their MySpace playlist, "Fuck Them All," is a gritty criticism of those destroying the punk scene, while the second ... More >>
Local band Nothing Rhymes with Orange has one of its own.
New Order's bassist speaks about the band's final live DVD.
The Midnight Organ Fight (Fat Cat Records)
Take that, Anita Bryant! The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is reclaiming the orange
Art Basel approaches. Plus: "I think they should serve at least red wine."
Letters from the Issue of July 21, 2005
The Glimmers and Optimo mix it up
Shirley Henderson juggles a love triangle in the Midlands
Invoking Osama bin Laden and remembering George Zirwas
Hate "Mantra Recordings/Beggars Banquet"
Grant Morrison's the best writer in comics--and maybe the oddest
More sideline heckling over cheating at University of Miami
The county must spend most of its current $35.2 million community development grant by October 31
From the issue of February 15, 2001
Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing blurs the lines between lies and lust, art and life
The FIU 17th Miami Film Festival
The Big Tease
This past Saturday, October 1, the Florida Press Club bestowed its annual Excellence in Journalism Awards at its convention in Gainesville. This year New Times won six awards in competition with other weeklies around the state.
Donovan the boy to man oh man